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Former Tenn. officer accused of planting crack


By Brian Lazenby
The Chattanooga Times Free Press

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. A federal judge on Thursday let a defendant withdraw his previous guilty plea after viewing a video of a traffic stop that a defense lawyer claims shows a former Chattanooga police officer planting drugs.

Defense lawyer Ashley Ownby claims that former Chattanooga Police Officer Lawrence Goodine planted crack cocaine on his client, Leslie Allen.

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